Rabbits and guinea pigs love roots! Dandelion roots , parsley roots or nettle roots they are fans.
Rich in minerals and vitamins, they are good for their health and they particularly enjoy snacking on them. The roots are among our bestsellers, few hairy people don’t like them.
2. Dandelion greens
Rabbits and guinea pigs love dandelion greens . Fresh or dried, they are perfectly suited to their needs.
What’s more, everything is good in the dandelion: the roots, the leaves and the flowers. These leaves are rich in vitamin A and C, but also in calcium (therefore beware of animals sensitive to urinary stones, kidney or sand problems). However, dandelion is very diuretic which compensates for its high calcium level and helps to get rid of urinary tract infections.
Dandelion can cause red or orange urine, don’t panic!
Fresh or dried rare are the rabbits and guinea pigs who do not like this plant. Good for digestion and with an anti-inflammatory effect (especially on the respiratory system), the plantain is completely adapted to the needs of your small animal.
4. Strawberry leaves
The strawberry plant (leaves, stems and fruit) is a food very appreciated by our rabbits and guinea pigs. It is given both fresh and dried.
You can even mix these leaves and stems into your hay to entice your pet to consume even more of them.
Echinacea is a little known plant and yet our animals are very fond of it . This is one of our best sellers for rabbits and guinea pigs, but also for degus and chinchillas.
This plant is immunosytimulating which makes it an excellent health ally that strengthens their immune system. Don’t hesitate to give it regularly, they like it and it’s good for them.
Celery has its place in the top 10 treats for rabbits and guinea pigs. Whether given dry as a treat or fresh as a food supplement, it is one of the plants best suited to their needs.
Celery is rich in vitamins A, B and C but it is also an excellent diuretic.
Dill and its crispy dried branches are a delicacy adored by our domestic herbivores. Given in small pinches as a treat or sprinkled in the hay, few hairy ones resist it.
This plant is quite rich in calcium so be careful with animals sensitive to sand or urinary stones.
Parsnip is a root vegetable in the carrot family. It is, like this one, very rich but still a little less sweet. What’s more, parsnip has a diuretic effect, which is always a plus for our rabbits and rodents.
Offered in the form of small dried cubes, this will allow you to easily control the quantities distributed. This size makes this product usable in treat dispensers or intelligence/thinking toys.
9. Dried flowers
Blueberries , roses , mallows , hibiscus and many more. Flowers are great treats for rabbits, degus, chinchillas or guinea pigs. Interestingly, the majority of flowers have very interesting medicinal properties.
Very often, when they have never had it before, some are reluctant to taste it. Do not hesitate to offer them several times because when they have tasted it they quickly become addicted!
If you want to test all our flowers, we offer you a flower discovery box.
Here is a delicacy of which we can say that they are almost all fanatics! Be careful, it is a sweet treat, so it must be given in small quantities and not daily.
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